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Simply Sinatra show to open Kent’s Spotlight Series Oct. 19

Steve Lippia will perform his “Simply Sinatra” show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Kentwood Performing Arts Center. - COURTESY PHOTO
Steve Lippia will perform his “Simply Sinatra” show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Kentwood Performing Arts Center.
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Steve Lippia, regarded as one of the finest interpreters of standards and pop music in the nation, brings “Simply Sinatra” to the Kent Spotlight Series on Friday, Oct. 19.

The show, which features the best-known and loved Frank Sinatra hits, is at 7:30 p.m. at the Kentwood Performing Arts Center, 25800 164th Ave. S.E., in Covington.

Lippia has headlined extended engagements at the Rio Suites and Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. His youthful, energetic talent and powerful show creates a perfect blend of classic and current, according to a city of Kent media release.

“Simply Sinatra” introduces a new generation to timeless music, while appealing to long-time listeners. Lippia's versions of standards like “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “The Lady Is A Tramp,” “My Way,” “The Best Is Yet To Come,” “Luck Be A Lady,” and “Come Fly With Me,” have been thrilling sold-out audiences across North America.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors (55 and older) and $15 for youth (25 and younger).

Tickets are available on-line at, by calling 253-856-5051 or in person at the Kent Commons, 525 Fourth Ave. N. Hours for phone and in-person sales are Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. The box office is closed on Sunday.

Spotlight Series is presented by the Kent Arts Commission and Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services. Simply Sinatra is co-sponsored by Curran Law Firm.

• Steve Lippia “Simply Sinatra”

Friday, Oct. 19

7:30 p.m.

Kentwood Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $20 general, $18 senior, $15 youth

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